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1.
A Japanese phrase that literally translates to "rising dragon punch", used to describe one of the most powerful strikes utilized in the martial art discipline of Shotokan Karate depicted in the popular Capcom video game series, Street Fighter.
Ryu exclaims "shoryuken", while leaping upwards to deliver an uppercut punch to his opponent.
by Ken January 15, 2004
 
2.
That move in Street Fighter that makes jumping useless.
noob: I'm gonna jump!
Ryu: Don't do it... I'm warning you!

noob: ARRRRGHH!!!
Ryu: Idiot... SHORYUKEN!!!

noob: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!
(noob takes damage)
by mrpunchy June 25, 2006
 
3.
Also known as a Dragon Punch. Used by Ryu and Ken in Street Fighter.
"Ryu cleaved me out of the air with a well-time shoryuken."
by Mad Walrus August 06, 2002
 
4.
During a blowjob, at the hardest point of your erection hold your cock down and point it downward then let it go and let the cock fling up and hit her on the chin. At this point you yell SHORYUKEN!
Trish was sucking my cock last night and i gave her the meanest shoryuken of her life
by JeffHADOUKENMASTER June 28, 2010
 
5.
A dragon punch in streetfighter.
toward, down, down-toward + punch
by AzN aZn November 29, 2002
 
6.
What every shoto loves to do.
When guile was about to do his jump punch into a flash kick combo, he was interrupted by Ken's Shoryuken.
by Dickhead Larry April 30, 2010
 
7.
That anti-air dragon punch move used by the "Shotos" in the Street Fighter series. Despite having almost legendary status, it really is just throwing an uppercut and jumping in the air. Try it at home. You can probably do it. Its not really that amazing in practice except on online matches/arcade machines.
Bad Shoto Player: I'm really good with Ryu! Hadouken! Hadouken! Hadouken!

Veteran Street Fighter Player: Stop fireball-spamming! (jumps over fireballs)

Bad Shoto Player: Haha you jumped! Shoryuken!

Veteran Street Fighter Player: (Proceeds to shoryuken uppercut nOOb until he runs his 12-year old ass out of the room.
by JustThatGuy June 03, 2009